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“Great Place for Drink”
Review of The Black Boy Inn

The Black Boy Inn
Ranked #9 of 108 Restaurants in Caernarfon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$25
Cuisines: International, Pub, Welsh
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Black Boy Inn is a listed building which is situated in the historic town walls of the Royal Borough of Caernarfon. The Inn is within easy walking distance to the town centre, and the famous 13th-century Castle. An old Inn dating back to 1522 and with its wooden paneling, low ceilings, and thick wooden support beams generates a cosy 'Olde Worlde' Welsh atmosphere. The Black Boy is a very busy Inn; please do not expect it to be a slow laid back hotel. It is in the centre of the tourist hub of North Wales and long wait times can be norm in middle of summer. Come and visit us in the winter season for a more laid back feeling.We now also have Black Jacks, which is another renovated building in courtyard, at rear of Inn .Black Jacks is away from the hustle of the main Inn . All suites have small kitchen area.No lift in building.Some Ground floor rooms are easy access with walk in showers , 1st floor variety of rooms as is 2nd floor.we offer 24 hour staff attendance. When you stay in any country you must wish to stay in somewhere that reflects that country ,we certainly do majority of our staff are welsh speaking and so are the owners .Meal Times Sunday to Thursday: Noon until 9.00p.m. Friday and Saturday. Noon until 9.30p.m.Table reservations can be made via our web site only. We operate a table waiting system from the door at all times to keep the dining areas full. Waiting times can vary and an indication of any delay will be conveyed to you. Book a table online please.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool pub which lives up to the hype. They did a great job with the restoration!

Plenty of character to be found and the beer selection is pretty good.

Thank el_wotto
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blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review of this lovely Inn.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to eat and drink for families/couples or just for a social. Book a table early as it can get very busy at weekends

Thank Darren J
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blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Please do arrive early at this busy Inn .Thank you for the review.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The garlic bread with cheese was delicious. I had the steak & ale pie which was so tasty & filled to the brim with meat. My girlfriend had the chefs special lamb pie, which was equally gorgeous.
Would definitely go again!

Thank Mike M
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blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review please return for the lovely steal and ale pie.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we said we were staying in Caenarfon. A friend said that we must try The Black Boy Inn, for a meal. We were so glad we did. We took my father in law for a belated Father’s Day meal, It was delicious and there was empty plates all round.
Very professional and courteous staff too, would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank beverley_j101
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blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind comments and review.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, pleasant restaurant; been there for years and has a consistently good cuisine. Rather down a back street - all the streets in Caernarfon are back streets - and in busy times hard to park, in which case park outside the town wall and walk in.

Thank Peter Pedr J
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blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and as you say all the streets are narrow and old fashioned.

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